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MorphoTrak to manage APD’s upgraded AFIS as a service via Morpho Cloud

MorphoTrak will be providing a major upgrade to the Albuquerque Police Department’s (APD) automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) by converting…

 

Pew survey finds U.S. consumers conflicted about disclosure of personal data

A Pew Research Center study released yesterday found no consistent pattern on decisions to give up privacy in return for…

 

Class action lawsuits could determine biometric data collection

According to a news feature recently published in Tech.Mic, Facebook might have to dramatically change how it handles identification data…

 

FBI praises proposed law that allows use of Rapid DNA

FBI Director James Comey met with members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee last week to discuss the FBI’s programs…

 

EU finds some countries not fingerprinting migrants and refugees, starts legal procedures

The EU executive has started legal procedures against Croatia, Greece, and Italy for not registering migrants and refugees in the…

 

U.S. starts collecting biometrics at the Otay Mesa border crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection began a pilot program collecting facial photographs and iris images of foreigners entering and departing…

 

South Africa plans entry biometrics at every port of entry by August 2016

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) plans to implement biometrics capturing devices at every port of entry by July…

 

Syrian refugee screening process in the U.S. includes biometrics, biographical data

Following the Paris attacks, members of the Republican party are recommending a halt to the federal program that relocates Syrian…

 

Nigeria aims to enroll 80 million people in biometric database by 2016

The CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) said that Nigeria aims to enroll over 80 million Nigerians in…

 

CBP announces test to collect biometrics at the Otay Mesa border crossing

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has posted an official notice that it will soon conduct a test to…

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